12 Characteristics of Social Learning
MARCH 7, 2016
Social learning is being used in organizations of all sizes as it has shown to be quite successful for training and development purposes. Today it has never been easier to incorporate a social learning component into both virtual and live training events. Specifically, using a blended learning approach with social learning components can yield positive results.
Social Learning is here to stay!
JULY 8, 2015
Who would have imagined that the rapid pace of technology advancement would transform the learning landscape so dramatically! Let’s dwell for a minute on social learning which has redefined the framework of learning in organizations, big and small! This learning approach can help to create networks and sustain them too. Geographical boundaries no longer matter.
Social Learning ROI
MAY 15, 2015
It should come as no surprise then that social learning programs fall even further down the priority list. While there have been many studies indicating that elearning has a positive ROI impact , there isn’t as much information out there regarding the returns that can be expected for social learning programs. The advantages of social learning make sense.
Social Learning pays off! A Success Story
AUGUST 27, 2015
Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development? In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. Who would have thought that the learning process itself could be democratized?
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
in learning and development and 1,600 learners. new approach to learning that aligns with the. reality of how their people learn and develop. many years: that people learn and retain more. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Moreover, accessibility to digital learning and. 70:20:10 learning model. Learning in the workflow 19.
Using Instagram For Social Learning
JUNE 2, 2015
We have seen that Twitter can be used in a blended learning context, Facebook as a learning management system, and even Instagram within a classroom setting. It also links to other popular social platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Flickr. As always, remember that the effectiveness of using programs like Instagram in learning contexts is not upon the tool itself.
Social Learning Facts You Should Know
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
The concept of social learning can be somewhat unclear. Isn’t all learning “social” in some respect? If we overthink the semantics then I agree that social learning can seem somewhat redundant. To put this more simply: social learning happens as we observe (or are told) about new ideas. As people share ideas we learn.
Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning
MAY 9, 2016
How different this type of modern information transmission is from that of centuries past when behaviors and theories were learned by observation and practice. In other words, learning has gone from being informal and organic to formal and structured. Employees Learn Best When They Learn Informally. Informal learning is the polar opposite of formal learning.
7 Challenges to Social Learning
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization. Here we try to enlist the top challenges which hinder social learning from becoming a reality in organizations: 1. Or they may be skeptical whether employees can be trusted enough to pursue learning on their own. Intangibility.
Social learning expert panel #emoocs2015 #social
MAY 20, 2015
What do you feel is social learning? Social learning: what becomes better when more people take part: more diverse views, more perspectives => conversations. The rich conversations in FutureLearn are essential to learning in the platform as all of human reflection (individual or collaborative) revolves around conversation. What is missing in social learning?
Social Learning’s Corporate Impact
AUGUST 3, 2015
What about social learning? That said, the infographic below (created by Bloomfire ) may be the nudge that some companies need for adopting a social-centric learning program at their organization. That’s a large gap and is evidence as to what employees find most valuable in terms of learning on the job. social learningThis makes sense.
Social Learning: How To Do It Right
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
At HT2, we believe that all learning is social – so much so that we’ve adopted it as our strapline. Many organisations are already using social learning to great effect, and we shared some of the methods you can use to help it flourish in a recent post. The post Social Learning: How To Do It Right appeared first on HT2.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning? what they learn in training. Finally, they might not be able to apply the learning in their. learned in the training. Secret 4: Socialize the Learning with Others.
Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments
MARCH 10, 2010
Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. Jane Hart wrote about ‘How to Create a Social Learning Environment’ in the November 09 issue of Inside Learning Technologies. While some of these tools cost money, the bulk of them are free.
Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace
APRIL 10, 2015
I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix.
How to Integrate Social Learning in the Workplace
APRIL 24, 2015
Social learning is not a new concept. Various theories have explained man’s social approach to learning, some of these dating to as back as the 1940s. For example, Albert Bandura’s Social Cognitive Theory stresses the importance of observational learning, imitation and modeling to learn certain behaviors. Social learning , thus waned away.
Is Informal Learning The Same As Social Learning?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Very often I find that informal and social learning are grouped together. Social Learning Social Learning is participating with others to make sense of new ideas. Social Learning Informal Learning Sure there are some overlaps between the two, but they are not necessarily one and the same. Let's start by looking at their definitions. Marcia Conner, author of The […].
The Neuroscience of Social Learning
MARCH 24, 2016
We spend a lot of time talking about how social learning is one of the keys to an effective, engaging training strategy. We often bombard you with stats proving that social learning works , but let’s delve a little deeper into the reasons why it works. A lot of very clever people have dedicated their lives to understanding the inner workings of our brains. Social needs.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
corporate Learning & Development inside out. employee learning challenge is ensuring that what is taught is actually understood and. In the next 12 to 24 months, many businesses plan to increase their spending on learning. corporate Learning & Development. Microlearning is a technique of delivering learning content in short, bite-sized bursts (from. learning path.
7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges. As a result, entire companies miss out on all of Facebook’s social learning benefits. Jeffrey A. topyx.com.
The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning
MAY 16, 2016
The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. In this post, we uncover some social eLearning strategies that will help harness better engagement and involvement for your learners.
Social learning: retaining knowledge with social learning tools
JUNE 8, 2015
Many companies are embracing social learning tools, some to complement their traditional training, some to replace it completely with virtual training sessions. Whatever the case: social learning tools are making their way into standard processes and this trend is here to stay.
Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change. 2.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
Scalability. 2 The Sales Enablement function 3 Learning modalities 4 Why LMS? for have largely kept their training strategies the same, with the majority of trai- ning resources earmarked for boring formal learning and event-based training. To contact Docebo, please visit: www.docebo.com Technology is increasingly supporting the multi-modality approach to learning, well. sweep.
Social Learning Handbook 2014
DECEMBER 10, 2013
It’s now 3 years since I published the Social Learning Handbook – and a lot has changed, so I am now working on a new version. Social Learning Handbook 2014: The Next Generation of Workplace Learning Practices in the Age of Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Social learning has become a hot topic in the learning [.].
complexity and social learning
Learning and Working on the Web
APRIL 11, 2016
As we transition from a market to a network economy, complexity will increase due to our hyper-connectedness. Managing in complex adaptive systems means influencing possibilities rather than striving for predictability (good or best practices). No one has the definitive answer any more but we can use the intelligence of our networks to make sense together.
Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool
JANUARY 20, 2015
Things get a bit murky when you combine eLearning with anything, especially social learning. In what world could social learning be waning? It’s the way humans have always learned, even back to prehistoric times. It’s not saying social learning is fizzling, it’s saying social learning in the context of eLearning is. What are Social Media-styled eLearning Tools? I don’t know. My only conclusion is that the post has no conclusion (or knowledge) about what is meant by social media-styled eLearning tools.
Social Learning is Voluntary; Collaboration Platforms are Enablers
OCTOBER 19, 2014
I love this description from Jane Harts post: FAUXIAL LEARNING is about forcing people to use social media in courses – or even in the workplace – and then confusing compliance with engagement (and even worse) learning. As an Instructional Designer and L&D Consultant, I am often asked questions like: 1.What social collaboration platform should we use? Not at all.
Why You Should Adopt Social Learning
APRIL 18, 2016
It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Today, social learning is more than a buzz and is increasingly used by forward thinking organizations to foster collaborative learning and more significantly its application on the job. Why You Need To Adopt Social Learning.
Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect
DECEMBER 24, 2014
Konnect- true to its name, Origin Konnect is a next generation social learning platform that helps organizations develop a training and development culture that literally “connects” employees as they learn. Origin Konnect helps do exactly this- to make it possible for learning managers to deliver training to employees in multiple formats on a common social user dashboard.
social learning for complex work
Learning and Working on the Web
MARCH 20, 2016
vital meta-learning skill: how to find the answer you need, online or off.” Is it in our organizational filing systems and intranets, or rather on the Web or in our professional social networks? Complex systems and learning how to work with them cannot be controlled. The essence of social learning in an organization is giving up control. 1997: 15-20%.
The Roadblock to Social Learning
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
To train employees, organizations have used live-training, learning management systems, elearning, seminars, and various other methods. Lately, social learning initiatives have also been gaining in popularity. Organizations also struggle to implement social learning programs because they are more difficult to measure. social learning training
Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!
MARCH 15, 2016
How to provide just-in-time learning modules customized to the needs of an organization? How to make learning fun, engaging , and collaborative for a distributed workforce? Which brings us to the question as to the start of how to craft, design, and lay the foundation of using the social media platform as an effective engagement tool in the sphere of learning?
moving to social learning
Learning and Working on the Web
MARCH 31, 2015
This is social learning. In 2005 I wrote that the beauty of a decentralized social learning approach, versus a closed learning management system (LMS) was that each person keeps all of his/her content, and it does not get locked away in an inaccessible archive of a centrally controlled LMS. It is with each other that we can make sense, and this is social.
The difference between social learning and social collaboration
MARCH 18, 2015
In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term social collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it social learning. So Social learning, is of course, not a […]. Social learning
Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning
ATD Learning Technologies
JANUARY 14, 2016
The ATD and i4cp study Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond reported in early 2015 that social learning was in use by fewer than three in 10 organizations. However, another 46 percent of surveyed talent development professionals said they were considering social learning for future use or had it in development, suggesting significant anticipated growth.
Social Learning Tips to Engage Learners: A Corporate Learning Perspective
APRIL 8, 2015
E-Learning and technology-aided learning in the workplace allows more flexibility and increases access to learning by huge proportions. It is then not a surprise that technology-aided learning is now being adopted by a majority of forward thinking organizations. Many learners within the group may choose to learn in a different manner, have varied learning styles.
What is social learning?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
‘Social learning’ has been the elearning buzzword du jour for a couple of years now and people often ask us exactly what social learning is. think Marcia Conner captures it perfectly in her definition as follows: Social learning is learning that takes place through social interaction between peers and it may or may not lead to a change in attitudes and/or behavior.
Everyone’s a natural at social learning
AUGUST 11, 2015
Show me how you did that…” “That’s a cool effect, what app did you use…?” If you don’t ask Google, you ask your friends, family or colleagues when you need to learn to do something new. And that’s social learning. Learning begins when you need to solve a problem. For example, I recently wanted to learn to code the new Adapt responsive elearning software.
New Social Learning White Paper
JUNE 14, 2016
So you’ve heard that informal learning accounts for 90% of workplace learning – now what? Never fear, because the answers you seek can be found in our brand new social learning white paper – Social is Super: How Online Learning Can Embrace the 70:20:10 Model. Among other things, you’ll find out about: Why you need an informal learning strategy.
Bandura’s Social Learning Theory
MAY 23, 2011
Here are some thoughts and ideas related to Albert Bandura’s social learning theory. Bandura’s social learning theory indicates the effectiveness of human social models in influencing another to change behaviors, beliefs or attitudes, as well as social and cognitive functioning. Through processes such as observation, vicarious experience (experience gained by observing another) and social interaction, one can acquire the behaviors or expertise mediated through a human social model. Outcomes of learning are codes of behavior.
SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?
MAY 16, 2011
In today’s corporate world, you can not toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning and in many cases a LMS. The social learning savior or a hero waiting to save the learner in distress? Do you have such resources in-house at your company? If not, and you are planning on implementing SharePoint for your social learning success, here are a few reminders, before you dive right in. Sure, they can spin it as a LMS or a collaborative experience (under the guise of social learning).
Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning
JULY 10, 2014
Much of the learning in the workplace is now becoming learner-driven – a perfect setting for social and collaborative learning. With a little structure, social learning can be a huge success for organizational learning. How to drive Social Learning strategy in an organization? Identify your social learning champions.
10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning
JUNE 21, 2016
There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact.
How to pair social learning with your LMS for a more engaged workforce
JUNE 23, 2016
What is social learning and how can it help develop a culture of learning? Social learning is a theory by psychologist Albert Bandura that suggests learning is a cognitive process that takes place in a social context and can occur purely through observation or direct instruction, even in the absence of motor reproduction or direct reinforcement. Social learning is the 20% within the 70+20+10 learning model. Learning by example. Basically, Bandura’s theory is that human beings can learn by example.
TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2015
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Here’s why: We added new features to our already robust, easy-to-use, learning management system, including: Experience API™. Learning Record Stores (LRS). Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI). Are you getting tired of the way your current learning management system fails to fully meet your company’s needs? Human beings are social creatures. Newsletters